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\( Co_{2} \) and Idling Emission Estimation for Vehicle Routing Problem with Mid Way Halts

  • Ganesan PoonthalirEmail author
  • R. Nadarajan
  • S. Geetha
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 527)

Abstract

Green Logistics are gaining importance due to green house gas emissions and its adverse impact on the environment. In this paper, we address the issues with vehicle routing and emissions. This paper reports the emissions that arise with Vehicle Routing Problem with Mid way Halts (VRPMH) and concentrates in finding low cost route for VRPMH using PSO with local exchange. Along with distance minimization, cruise and idling state emissions are reported. Computational experiments are carried out with green vehicle routing problem instances and the results are tabulated. The results project the impact of idling emissions and the need for its possible reduction.

Keywords

Green logistics \( co_{2} \) emission Fuel consumption Particle swarm optimization Vehicle routing problem 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Applied Mathematics and Computational SciencesPSG College of TechnologyCoimbatoreIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceGovernment Arts CollegeUdumalpetIndia

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